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Join, Engage & Connect
Join the Arts Whistler Volunteer team to make new friends, learn more about the Arts & Culture Scene in Whistler, and engage with the community. With a variety of different events and programming, Arts Whistler always has a number of exciting opportunities and fantastic rewards for volunteers. Get involved with neon art parties, mountain film screenings, live music, comedy shows and much more.
As a volunteer, your role will vary from ushering to ticket scanning & events operation. It’s a great way to get out into the local community & meet like-minded people! Plus, we run regular volunteer social events and monthly prize giveaways. After ten shifts, you will receive an Arts Whistler membership which offers exclusive benefits, including discounts to our events & gift shop.
Ongoing Events at the Maury Young Arts Centre
The Maury Young Arts Centre is our hub for a variety of exciting shows and events including gallery receptions, movie premieres, live bands, theatre and fundraisers.
For each of these events, we recruit volunteers to assist with:
- Ticket Scanning & Greeting
- ID Check & Coat Check
- Bar Assistant
Arts Whistler Holiday Market & Whistler Children’s Festival
Aside from our regular volunteering opportunities we run two large events each year for which we require a larger crew of volunteers. A variety of positions are available throughout the weekend of each including but not limited to:
- Décor Assistant
- Ticket Scanner
- Event Operations
- Event Marketing
Art Workshops / Whistler Street Entertainment
We also run a number of art workshops throughout the season and Whistler Street Entertainment in the summer months. Though less regular we sometimes need volunteer assistants for these areas.
What are the benefits of volunteering at Arts Whistler?
- Monthly prize draws
- Volunteer appreciation parties & events
- Free entry into events and shows worked
- Free Arts Whistler Membership (after 5 shifts, or 20 hours)
How do I sign up?
Our flexible program allows volunteers to sign up for events they are interested in at times that work for them. Simply register for the monthly volunteer newsletter and each month you will receive a list of new opportunities that you can sign up for, that simple!